Jul 26, 2011 4:00pm EDT
] to force us to break up with you? >> jon stewart, channeling the country's anger issuing about ultimatum to the totality of congress, shape up or ship out. frustrations running high with both the capitol and the white house. as we know, the real issue in this country is, joblessness. and right now more than half of americans disapprove of the president's handling of the jobs crisis, ar koccording to a new "washington post" abc news polls. and 65% disapprove of their handles of the job situation, which i believe was what they ran on in the mid-term election. funny that. our specialist today, jared bernstein. worked at the white house as the vice president's former economic adviser. now a contributor here at msnbc. the rest of the panel is here. jared also happens to be an old agantens of mine from the cnbc days. nice to see you again, jared. >> good to see you, dylan. >> why are we not seeing actual debate about job creation and is it because the politicians either are not aware of this problem or are they simply deciding to not engage this problem? >> much more the latter than the former
Jul 8, 2011 4:00pm EDT
the audacity of hope into the audacity of indifference. jon huntsman, the american people have been extraordinarily patient in waiting for the better and brighter times promised to them by this administration. pawlenty, president obama is out of answers and running out of time. his policies are not creating the necessary jobs and he has no plan to do it. they sound kind of right. >> we have been duped into going down this track. the republicans have manufactured a crisis, a debt ceiling crisis when we have a very real crisis in the unemployment crisis. you know, hey, mitt romney knows all about unemployment, right? because he's unemployed, guys. honestly, audacity, the republicans, all of a sudden, it's like they're licking their chops that the jobs numbers are this bad. they almost seem delighted. it's disgusting. what they have done? we have republicans in control of congress. what have they done? not a single thing. they're going to pounce on the president and say it's his policies. >> are we headed into a blame game over this, the total politicking advantage? >> that's been pret
Jul 28, 2011 4:00pm EDT
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